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Wills & Estates

Trusted Wills and Estates Lawyer Serving Niagara and St. Catharines

Creating a will and planning your estate is a complicated task. It requires an expert’s assistance to guide you through the legal procedures. Following the state laws and rules is mandatory when planning your wills and estates. For estate planning, it is important to appoint an executor to administer the net worth of your assets. To make this process simple and easy, it is advisable to hire a professional lawyer. When in need of wills and estate lawyers in Niagara, look no further than J. Leigh Daboll Law Office. We can help you understand various estate planning options and guide you through the probate process.

Why Choose Us?

J. Leigh Daboll Law Office is one of the trusted legal advisers in Niagara. We have nearly 30 years of expertise in providing legal services to our clients. Our team of expert lawyers can help you in dealing with divorce, family and criminal cases. They are also skilled in employment law and wrongful termination cases. We have professional affiliations from organizations such as the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Bar Association. You can count on us for trustworthy, professional and confidential legal assistance. Feel free to call us for an initial discussion, we will ensure to help you protect your rights.


You can reach out to us for emergency services 24/7. If you have any financial concerns, we do have payment plans to support you. Browse the testimonials section to learn about our clients’ experience with us. Contact us today if you need our help in wills and estate planning in Niagara.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What Is a Will?

A will is a legal document that states the distribution of the testator's assets to his/her heirs. 


2. What Is an Estate?

An estate is the total value of an individual’s properties including land, assets and possessions.


3. Why Is Wills and Estate Planning Necessary?

If you wish to transfer or distribute your assets to your heirs, it is very important to plan your will and estate. It not only reduces chaos after your death but also reduces the tax burden for your family.


4. Who Can Make a Will?

Any person 18 years and above is liable to make a will.


5. What Are the Requirements of a Will?

Following are the requirements of a valid will:

  • You must be in sound mind when preparing a will
  • It must be in writing followed by the testator’s signature
  • It should have signs of two witnesses

6. Do I Need a Lawyer for Wills and Estate Planning?

Hiring experienced lawyers can be helpful as they can guide you through the legal directives. They are well-versed in wills and estate planning and their advice can be valuable for you.


7. How Can J. Leigh Daboll Law Office Help Me in Wills and Estate Planning?

At J. Leigh Daboll Law Office, our lawyers can help you draft a detailed will. We ensure considering all the checklists required in wills and estate planning.

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Contact Details

J. Leigh Daboll Law Office


1991 Hansler Street, RR1

Ridgeville, Ontario L0S 1M0


Phone: 905-892-0569

Fax: 905-892-2986


Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Service Area

  • St. Catharines

  • Welland

  • Niagara Falls

  • (and across Ontario)


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